Ben Rawlingson Plant

Managing Partner, Brunswick Arts

Ben has over 20 years’ experience managing media campaigns and offering strategic advice to clients.

Since taking over as Managing Partner four years ago, Ben has developed the Brunswick Arts business in Asia and the Middle East, and from January 2017 has relocated to New York, where he looks to grow the business in the United States. Ben has overseen crisis and strategy development for clients such as the Norton Simon Museum in Los Angeles and led on the successful repositioning of The Armory Show. He has supervised the launches and PR campaigns of numerous high-profile arts projects, including the V&A's British Galleries, the launch of Art Dubai, and the Saadiyat Island Cultural District in Abu Dhabi.

Ben is a trustee of Camden Arts Centre, founder and Chair of the Helen Scott Lidgett Award, an advisor on Project Pressure— an environmental arts programme— and regularly lectures on cultural strategy at Sotheby’s Institute in London and New York, and the University of Zurich.

Ben has an MA in History of Art from St. Andrews. Before joining Brunswick Arts in 2001, he held positions at the Edinburgh International Festival, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (Venice), Dulwich Picture Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, Tate and Hobsbawm Macaulay Communications.